How Telemedicine Can Help Seniors Remain at Home


9 June 2020 How Telemedicine Can Help Seniors Remain at Home Telemedicine can help seniors remain at home while maintaining high-quality care. The telehealth and remote medicine field has grown immensely over the past few years, with an estimated value of $36.2 billion in 2020. Improved affordability and accessibility of telemedicine are partly responsible for the growth. The remote nature of...

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November is Alzheimer's Awareness Month – Here's What You Should Know About Alzheimer's Disease


27 Nov 2019 November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month – Here’s What You Should Know About Alzheimer’s Disease Since the designation by President Ronald Reagan in 1983, November has been a time to promote awareness of Alzheimer’s disease. At the time, less than 2 million people were known to be afflicted. Today that number has more than doubled, to over 5 million.  To show your...

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Home Care Service in Philadelphia Explores 5 Problems the Elderly Face


25 Jun 2019 Home Care Service in Philadelphia Explores 5 Problems the Elderly Face Everyone knows that growing older brings newproblems, under-estimating just how serious those problems can be is easy.  When you have an elderly loved one in your life, you may be unaware of some of the troubles they face – particularly when many older people are reluctant to discuss their problems. Whether you...

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NHC Senior Care in Philadelphia Offers 4 Ways to Stay Active This Spring!


11 Jun 2019 NHC Senior Care in Philadelphia Offers 4 Ways to Stay Active This Spring! When you are involved in senior care in Philadelphia, PA, you know how hard encouraging seniors to stay active during the long cold months can be. Fortunately, the weather is finally starting to warm up! That is good news because uncountable studies have linked senior physical fitness to healthier living and...

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What You Should Know About Caregiver Burnout


6 May 2019 What You Should Know About Caregiver Burnout On any given day, an approximate 40 million Americans are providing unpaid care to elderly friends or family members.  This wonderful selfless act shows just how much they love the older people in their lives – but this also puts them at high risk of caregiver burnout.  Providing care, particularly long-term care, can be extremely stressful. ...

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The 2019 Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period Is Here – What You Need to Know


20 Feb 2019 The 2019 Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period Is Here – What You Need to Know Once again, Medicare Advantage is open for enrollment or for current participants to change their Medicare plans. This year is notable for people who are providing or receiving home care in Philadelphia because one major change is that Medicare Advantage insurers can now reimburse for in-home services. The...

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How Assistive Technology Can Improve Senior Care in Philadelphia, PA


5 Sep 2018 How Assistive Technology Can Improve Senior Care in Philadelphia, PA When providing senior care in Philadelphia, PA, assistive technology can improve outcomes and senior well-being. What is Assistive Technology?  When talking about services for seniors, assistive technology (also called “assistive devices”) is any product or service that helps a senior overcome physical or mental...

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Philadelphia Home Health Care Services Help Avoid Potential Bullying at Senior Centers


7 Aug 2018 Philadelphia Home Health Care Services Help Avoid Potential Bullying at Senior Centers When you think about senior care centers, you probably imagine a place of camaraderie, where older people get together to make friends and share their interests. Unfortunately, a series of investigations around the country in recent years have revealed a dark side to some senior centers and homes:...

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Moving Your Senior Loved Ones? Here Are Some Tips to Make the Process Smoother


22 Jun 2018 Moving Your Senior Loved Ones? Here Are Some Tips to Make the Process Smoother Has the time arrived for a loved senior in your life to move to a new home? For many aging people, the solution to maintaining an independent lifestyle is downsizing – moving into a smaller, better-organized space that demands less day-to-day maintenance. Such a move can make things easier for those providing...

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Celebrate Aging in Pennsylvania During Older Americans Month


10 May 2018 Celebrate Aging in Pennsylvania During Older Americans Month May is here, and that means Older Americans Month has arrived. Originally established during the Kennedy Presidency (as “Senior Citizens Month”), Older Americans Month is all about celebrating aging and the contributions which older Americans make. Whether you are providing home care for a senior citizen, or merely want...

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Reasons to Choose a 24-Hour Home Care Service in Philadelphia


28 Mar 2018 Reasons to Choose a 24-Hour Home Care Service in Philadelphia When a senior loved one is in a situation where they need around-the-clock supervision, some might assume the only option is a nursing home.  Fortunately, an alternative exists – 24-hour home care service in Philadelphia.  Rather than taking a senior to a nursing home, you can bring qualified and compassionate care to them...

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Finding the Right Caregiver Agencies in Philadelphia – What Traits Do Good Caregivers Have?


9 Mar 2018 Finding the Right Caregiver Agencies in Philadelphia – What Traits Do Good Caregivers Have? Choosing between caregiver agencies in Philadelphia can be an immense task.  After all, you are trusting strangers with the care of close family members. When you bring in an agency to help care for a loved one, you should feel confident that you have made the right decision, and that you have...

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Neighborly Home Care, Senior Home Care Agency Advises Heart Attack Symptom Awareness for American Heart Month


12 Feb 2018 Neighborly Home Care, Senior Home Care Agency Advises Heart Attack Symptom Awareness for American Heart Month February 1, 2018 – Philadelphia, PA – February is American Heart Month, and home care agencies in Philadelphia, like Neighborly Home Care, want everyone to be aware of the dangers of heart disease.  The US Center for Disease Control estimates that 610,000 people die of heart...

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Why Would You Want to Be a Caregiver for an Agency in Philadelphia?


18 Jan 2018 Why Would You Want to Be a Caregiver for an Agency in Philadelphia? Caregiver agencies in Philadelphia are always looking for qualified individuals to work as caregivers – but are you right for the job? Being a caregiver is an extremely demanding career, one which many people are simply unsuited for. However, for the right people, caregiving is one of the most rewarding careers possible. People...

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Can Technology Help Revolutionize Bala Cynwyd Home Care?


28 Aug 2017 Can Technology Help Revolutionize Bala Cynwyd Home Care? Everyone knows that we are in a fast-changing world with new technologies appearing at a rapid pace. Can some of those new technologies also help with Bala Cynwyd home care? Yes! In fact, here at Neighborly Home Care, we are extremely interested in the potential of new technologies for improving aspects of senior life. Listed...

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Summer Vacations May Mean You Need Senior Home Care Assistance for Your Senior Loved Ones


24 Jul 2017 Summer Vacations May Mean You Need Senior Home Care Assistance for Your Senior Loved Ones When you are providing constant senior home care for an elderly loved one, taking a vacation is more than a nice break. Caregiver burnout is a very real problem, particularly among those who have been providing elderly care for months or even years.  Some occasional “me time” is needed for caregivers...

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Neighborly Home Care Reminds Bala Cynwyd Seniors to Get Outdoors for Health


2 May 2017 Neighborly Home Care Reminds Bala Cynwyd Seniors to Get Outdoors for Health May 3, 2017 – Ardmore, PA – Spring is here, and that brings opportunities for seniors to get out and about in the sunshine and fresh air! As a provider of elderly home care in Bala Cynwyd, Ardmore and other Main Line communities, Neighborly Home Care advocates outdoor senior activity, because numerous studies...

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A High-Tech Option in Senior Care Fitness


10 Feb 2017 A High-Tech Option in Senior Care Fitness Fitness is undoubtedly an important aspect of senior care. The benefits to seniors remaining active and as fit as is reasonably possible are almost too numerous to list, spanning everything from improved cardiovascular health to mental improvements. A high-tech option is gaining a lot of traction in senior care circles:  Cybercycling.  If...

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Neighborly Home Care Discusses Why People are Choosing In Home Care as an Alternative to Residential Centers for Seniors in Delaware County


20 Dec 2016 Neighborly Home Care Discusses Why People are Choosing In Home Care as an Alternative to Residential Centers for Seniors in Delaware County December 20, 2016 – Ardmore, PA – Today, families have options other than elderly nursing homes and similar full-time residential treatment centers. Neighborly Home Care is one professional provider of senior care that has found that many people...

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The Four Biggest Benefits from Hiring an Elderly Home Care Provider in Delaware County


7 Nov 2016 The Four Biggest Benefits from Hiring an Elderly Home Care Provider in Delaware County As America’s huge Boomer population continues to age, the problems associated with aging are also becoming a growing concern for more and more families. According to the Home Care Association of America (HCAOA), 40% of adults over 65 require daily assistance in their lives, and at least 70% will...

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In Home Care in Bala Cynwyd – What Benefits Can Music Therapy Bring?


17 Oct 2016 In Home Care in Bala Cynwyd – What Benefits Can Music Therapy Bring? An increasing number of older Americans – as well as their in home caregivers – are turning to one of the oldest of all human inventions to find solutions to the problems associated with aging:  Music.Music therapy is a rapidly-growing field of research and testing. Many scientific tests have shown that in certain...

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A Home Care Provider in Bala Cynwyd Can Improve Senior Safety This Summer


20 Jun 2016 A Home Care Provider in Bala Cynwyd Can Improve Senior Safety This Summer Rising temperatures introduce a new set of risk factors for your senior loved ones. Throughout the summer, you must take special measures to protect your senior loved ones from high summer heat, and to keep them safe. These four tips provide a strong foundation of protection for your loved ones. Hydrate and...

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Home Care Agencies in Bala Cynwyd – Depression Is a Threat to Senior Care


12 Jun 2016 Home Care Agencies in Bala Cynwyd – Depression Is a Threat to Senior Care Currently, ongoing research is taking place regarding the effects of depression on senior health at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. The study is attempting to measure the impact of several factors on senior depression as well as ways the symptoms can be treated. While the full results have yet to...

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Quality Senior Home Care in Bryn Mawr Is Available at Neighborly Home Care


2 May 2016 Quality Senior Home Care in Bryn Mawr Is Available at Neighborly Home Care If you have an elderly loved one who is beginning to require more care than you or your family can provide, alternatives to a nursing home or other dedicated care facility do exist. Quality senior home care is available in Bryn Mawr through Neighborly Home Care, with a range of options depending on how self-sufficient...

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If You Notice Signs of Alzheimer's, Professional Elderly Care Services Can Help


31 Mar 2016 If You Notice Signs of Alzheimer’s, Professional Elderly Care Services Can Help Alzheimer’s disease is an unhappy subject to think about, and is difficult on many levels, however, the disease is a reality for many. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1 in 9 Americans suffers from the malady, and that includes roughly 1/3 of all Americans over the age of 85. Once a person...

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How to Afford Elderly Care


1 Mar 2016 How to Afford Elderly Care Undoubtedly, one of the biggest concerns facing any family with elderly relatives in need of care is the money issue: Whether it is in the senior’s home or in the home of a family member, elderly care can often place significant financial burdens on a family. However, providing the care and support needed by these precious members of your family is important....

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Hiring A Home Care Provider – Medicaid Now Covers Some In-Home Senior Care


12 Feb 2016 Hiring A Home Care Provider – Medicaid Now Covers Some In-Home Senior Car Hiring a home care provider can now be an affordable option for more families, many of whom find it far preferable to taking their elderly loved ones to a senior home. All 50 states in the nation now offer Medicaid options for in-home senior care, through the Home & Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver....

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Considerations for Providing Home Care for an Aging Parent


29 Jan 2016 Considerations for Providing Home Care for an Aging Parent As your parents or other elderly loved ones get older, their needs will become increasingly challenging. While choosing a nursing home is an option, a growing number of people are electing to move their parents into their homes with the assistance of home care agents. If you have considered all of the choices and decided that...

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Home Care Agencies: Your Elderly Loved One Should Have a Companion On Doctor's Visits


18 Jan 2018 Home Care Agencies: Your Elderly Loved One Should Have a Companion On Doctor’s Visits The available data studying patient outcomes in the elderly is increasingly showing that the elderly should have a companion accompany them to the doctor. An even better option is to have the same companion for every trip. At least 1/3 of the elderly are now bringing companions on doctor’s...

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Come Together to Decide on Elderly Care for Loved Ones


31 Dec 2015 Come Together to Decide on Elderly Care for Loved Ones When a member of your family reaches an age or stage in their life where they are unable to care for themselves, decisions can become difficult. How will you find elderly care suitable to provide all the needs your loved one is going to require? Are you able to afford an in-home care attendant? These are difficult decisions with...

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Home Care Experts Neighborly Home Care Introduce 7 Warning Signs an Elderly Parent Needs Assistance


12 Dec 2015 Home Care Experts Neighborly Home Care Introduce 7 Warning Signs an Elderly Parent Needs Assistance Watching a parent grow older and experience the signs of aging can be difficult. Families should understand the aging process and to learn the signs that could indicate an elderly parent requires additional help around their home. As experienced specialists in this area, the team at elderly...

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Elderly Care Service Providers Meet Meal Preparation Challenges


1 Dec 2015 Elderly Care Service Providers Meet Meal Preparation Challenges Meal preparation is one of the biggest concerns for family members and other caregivers trying to provide elderly care services. Good nutrition will keep seniors living longer; unfortunately creating appealing meals according to dietary restrictions is difficult for some caregivers. In fact, family members who care for...

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Neighborly Home Care: “New Technology is Modernizing the Way We Look at Elderly Care”


30 Nov 2015 Neighborly Home Care: “New Technology is Modernizing the Way We Look at Elderly Care” Leaving the family home can be difficult– it is the place in which our best memories are often made and an environment in which we have felt secure and comfortable for many years. For this reason, the transition to an elderly care environment can be difficult for some, and when possible, they will...

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Senior Care Company Neighborly Home Care Offers a Guide on Preventing Dehydration in Seniors


2 Oct 2015 Senior Care Company Neighborly Home Care Offers a Guide on Preventing Dehydration in Seniors As we age, the water content within our body decreases. As a result, seniors require more water than younger adults to retain their optimal mental and physical conditioning. Dehydration has become a pervasive issue among American seniors, and the issue has been associated with an increased...

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Our Caregivers Treat Your Family Like They Would Their Own


7 Sep 2015 Our Caregivers Treat Your Family Like They Would Their Own Caregivers at Neighborly Home Care are licensed and insured employees that have an understanding and respect for the clients they serve and for whom they provide care. Caregivers at Neighborly Home Care take the time to understand each family’s individual situation and the time to get to know the person receiving care and their...

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Is Home Care the Best Option For Your Family?


13 Jul 2015 Is Home Care the Best Option For Your Family? What are the options of care for your loved ones? What is best for them? In reality, there are actually many options to provide care to your parents, grandparents and other family. Options vary from living in a nursing home to home care, but approximately 70 percent of adults over the age of 65 will need long-term care services. While...

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Elderly Home Care Agency, Neighborly Home Care, Discusses the Effects of Dehydration


30 Jun 2015 Elderly Home Care Agency, Neighborly Home Care, Discusses the Effects of Dehydration As part of the aging process, adults begin to notice that their bodies are not as strong as they once were. One of the major issues that the body faces is dehydration; seniors over the age of 65 have been found to have approximately 10% less water weight than they did when they were younger because...

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Home Care Provider, Delaware County’s Neighborly Home Care Offers Senior Citizens Affordable Living & Housing Options


5 Feb 2015 Home Care Provider, Delaware County’s Neighborly Home Care Offers Senior Citizens Affordable Living & Housing Options As senior citizens age, they might find that living alone can be challenging emotionally, physically, financially, and socially. Fortunately, there are multiple senior living and housing options for elderly individuals. These can include anything from: Remaining...

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Neighborly Home Care's Recommended Resources for Individuals and Families Seeking and Using Senior Home Care Services


26 Jan 2015 Neighborly Home Care’s Recommended Resources for Individuals and Families Seeking and Using Senior Home Care Services If you or someone in your family is a senior dealing with Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, the effects of a stroke or dementia, then you surely know the importance of senior home care services. These services help with daily activities, but they can also help both you...

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Elderly Care Tips for Cold Weather Preparation


13 Jan 2015 Elderly Care Tips for Cold Weather Preparation The harsh conditions that come with the cold weather are difficult for everyone to endure, but for seniors and their family members, the winter weather can also be dangerous. Slippery sidewalks are just one of the hazardous conditions that can lead to accidents and falls. Because of this, taking extra care of senior citizens during the...

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Neighborly Home Care Hires Diana M. Aguirre, A Registered Nurse (R.N.) To Provide Field Supervision & Training for Elderly Care Service Home Health Aides & Certified Nurse Aides


2 Dec 2014 Neighborly Home Care Hires Diana M. Aguirre, A Registered Nurse (R.N.) To Provide Field Supervision & Training for Elderly Care Service Home Health Aides & Certified Nurse Aides Ardmore, PA – As people age, performing strenuous daily activities that are necessary for the upkeep of their homes and their wellbeing becomes harder and harder, especially if they are living alone....

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Neighborly Home Care Attends the Pennsylvania Homecare Association’s (PHA) Private Duty Summit to Learn about the Biggest Issues in Elderly Care Service Today


24 Nov 2014 Neighborly Home Care Attends the Pennsylvania Homecare Association’s (PHA) Private Duty Summit to Learn about the Biggest Issues in Elderly Care Service Today Camp Hill, PA – When a senior citizen living alone requires a home care provider ensuring that they receive only the most ethical, trustworthy, and knowledgeable help is paramount. Competent professionals, who offer home care...

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How Home Care Specialists Can Help Seniors Struggling with Parkinson’s disease


12 Nov 2014 How Home Care Specialists Can Help Seniors Struggling with Parkinson’s disease Parkinson’s disease is a common disease that many elderly citizens struggle with on a daily basis. Characterized by the degeneration of the nervous system over time, Parkinson’s disease most often impairs individuals from being able to perform basic movement-related activities. A senior with Parkinson’s...

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Neighborly Home Care Now Offering Free Consultations to Anyone Interested in Elderly Care Service


5 Nov 2014 Neighborly Home Care Now Offering Free Consultations to Anyone Interested in Elderly Care Service Ardmore, PA – Finding a caregiver who is able to provide genuine and dependable care for elderly and disabled clients is often a difficult task because of the hard work associated with people who need constant care. Unlike other home care agencies, Neighborly Home Care offers so much more...

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Representatives from Senior Home Care Company Neighborly Home Care Attend Pennsylvania Homecare Association Event


30 Oct 2014 Representatives from Senior Home Care Company Neighborly Home Care Attend Pennsylvania Homecare Association Event Specialists from trusted senior home care provider, Neighborly Home Care, recently attended Pennsylvania Homecare Association & Department of Public Welfare/Office of Long Term Living Provider’s Meeting event at the Radisson Hotel in Camp Hill, PA. This event brought...

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Neighborly Home Care Highlights Summer Risks to Seniors


21 Oct 2014 Neighborly Home Care Highlights Summer Risks to Seniors The summer sun has been welcomed by residents across Pennsylvania, but for some seniors living at home, the increased heat of the summer can result in significant health concerns.  Therefore, it is important that caregivers provide their loved ones, especially if they are elderly, enhanced levels of care during the hot summer...

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Neighborly Home Care Introduces Three Advantages That Respite Care Can Offer Seniors and Their Families


14 Oct 2014 Neighborly Home Care Introduces Three Advantages That Respite Care Can Offer Seniors and Their Families Caring for a loved one can be an exceptionally rewarding experience.  It can also be mentally and physically demanding work.  Many American families who understand this dynamic, are now calling on respite care providers to assist with the care of their loves ones. Choosing a professional...

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Neighborly Home Care Outlines the Benefits of 24-Hour Senior Home Care


8 Oct 2014 Neighborly Home Care Outlines the Benefits of 24-Hour Senior Home Care Many families caring for an elderly parent may come to realize their loved one is no longer able to act independently or complete previously manageable tasks. Perhaps they have experienced a physical or mental decline which necessitates 24 hour home care and support.  Seniors who need either home care or other forms...

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Summer Travel Tips from Neighborly Home Care, Elderly Care Provider


19 Sep 2014 Summer Travel Tips from Neighborly Home Care, Elderly Care Provider Neighborly Home Care, a provider of elderly care, has learned many tips and tricks throughout decades of caring for seniors. Now that summer is nearing its end, some may be squeezing in one more vacation before the leaves turn and the heat fades into sweater weather. Those receiving elderly care in their homes may...

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Rod Rhen, President of Neighborly Home Care, to Attend Home and Community-Based Elderly Care Services Conference


8 Jul 2014 Rod Rhen, President of Neighborly Home Care, to Attend Home and Community-Based Elderly Care Services Conference Ardmore, PA – Rod Rhen, President and founder of Neighborly Home Care, attended a home and community-based services provider meeting on Friday June 13, 2014, between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. The event was hosted at the Radisson Hotel in Harrisburg at 1150 Camp...

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Neighborly Home Care Provides 7 Tips on How Senior Citizens can Minimize Fall Risks in their Homes


1 Jul 2014 Neighborly Home Care Provides 7 Tips on How Senior Citizens can Minimize Fall Risks in their Homes The home can prove to be a dangerous environment for senior citizens, especially if they are living alone.  The majority of accidents that occur take place in the home. This is particularly true for seniors and the elderly. The biggest of these threats to seniors involves falling. Many...

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